Posts Tagged ‘Kimchi’

The Kimchi Babies

Kimchi 5 and Kimchi 1 at Dr. Hyun Bong-Hak's memorial

At some point during the early stages of SS Meredith Victory’s December 22-25, 1950, voyage from Hungnam, North Korea, to Geoje Island, South Korea, a baby was born. The ship’s crew was astounded. The men had never sailed with more than a handful of passengers aboard and had never dreamed that a baby would be…

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For the love of SPAM

Spam gift packages at a local market

Today is the second most important holiday in Korea. It’s called Chuseok (pronounced chew-suk), and it’s the equivalent of Thanksgiving Day in American. We’re celebrating our third Chuseok in Korea, and we love it. Good food, time with family and friends, crisp fall air, and no work. What’s not to like? And then there’s Spam. As a…

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